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A stepfamily or blended family is a family where at least one parent has children, from a ... If a stepparent legally adopts the partner's child or children, he or she becomes the .... has legal...

Legal Guardianship of a Stepchild | LegalZoom Legal Info

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As a stepparent, you provide emotional and financial care for your stepchild, but your stepchild's biological parents have ultimate legal power over your stepchild  ...

Do I Sign Forms For My Stepchildren? - Circle of Moms

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Sep 11, 2009 ... Stepparent or not, you still would not be considered the legal .... sign them for my step son.... on most of the forms it says parent or guardian.... i ...

Rights of Stepparent in Making Legal Decisions - Family Law

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Unless a stepparent has legally adopted a stepchild he or she will have no legal ... the rights of a natural parent or guardian to make choices for their children.

Stepparents and Parental Responsibilities | Family Law Network ...

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How can a stepparent become a legal guardian? For children over 16 years of age, the Guardianship and Administration Act 1990 (WA) provides that ...

Step-parents= Rights and Responsibilities - Emil Ford Lawyers

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As a general rule, no legal relationship exists between a step-parent and their ... and cons must first be considered. ... Can a step-parent be a legal guardian?

An Outraged Rant: Legal Guardianship | Becoming A Stepmom

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Aug 5, 2009 ... That means unless you have a legal guardianship document that is ... library system because a devoted stepparent who helps pay for the ...

Step Parent - Children Laws | Laws.com

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Guardianship Forms · Legal Guardianship ... In regard to parental rights, a stepparent does not possess any authority or power over a child or associated ...

Overview of Step-Parents' Rights - Family - LoveToKnow

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Step-parents do not have the legal right to consent to medical treatment for their ... step-child, you must either adopt the child or be appointed his legal guardian.

stepparent rights and - Stepfamilies Australia

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S4 Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) defines a stepparent ... Legal Guardianship – what is it, who has it, who can ... This option can only be considered by stepparents.

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Is a stepparent considered a legal guardian? | Reference.com

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LegalZoom explains that a stepparent may be recognized as a child's legal guardian if they are responsible for the child's basic needs and care. Legal ...

National Stepfamily Resource Center | Law & Policy FAQ

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Can a stepparent give consent for a stepchild's medical care? ... Certain states require certification for a lawyer to be considered a "specialist." For a ... unless the stepparent has legally adopted the child or been designated a legal guardian .

Stepparent Adoption - FamilyEducation.com

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As a stepparent, you have no legal relationship with your step-little-one. Unless you adopt (or are named guardian in advance), the court will be appointed ...